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John H.I. Browere and A.D.O. Browere Papers
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Coll. No. 424
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists primarily of correspondence about the busts / life masks created by John H.I. Browere. It also includes biographical sketches of Browere and his son, A.D.O. Browere, by Catherine Derrick (granddaughter / daughter), along with an estate inventory, lists of busts, a 1940 letter about the sale of busts to Stephen C. Clark and his donation of them to NYSHA, receipts, newspaper and magazine clippings, a deed, and ephemera.
John Henri Isaac Browere (1792-1834) was an artist and sculptor from New York City, known particularly for his busts of noted U.S. citizens of the early nineteenth century. His son Albertus D.O. Browere (1814-1887) was also an artist, from Catskill, Greene County, N.Y.
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